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Finance and financial technology ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: Vincent Lee

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Evening)

Synopsis: This unit will look at 6 real business related financial issues set in the context of an imaginary business. Each issue (or motivating problem) will form a case study business problem, around which potential solutions and techniques will be discussed. Issues include: Capital Budgeting, Financial Analysis, Financial Forecasting, Financial Benchmarking, Technical Investment Analysis and Product Costing

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 40% + Six assignments: 60% + If exam mark is 50% or more and performance in all assignments is satisfactory, the unit mark will be determined from 60% of assignment marks and 40% of the exam mark. Otherwise, the exam mark will be returned.

Contact Hours: 3 contact hours per week, comprising of six sets of briefing, workshop and review sessions held fortnightly, of duration 2, 2.5 and 2 hours respectively

Prerequisites: BUS9001

Prohibitions: BUS3030, BUS4030, BUS5030